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Anthony Albanese enjoys coffee with girlfriend after winning election

Anthony Albanese stepped out with his partner and their pet cavoodle for a brisk walk to celebrate his election victory, before being greeted by a crowd of well-wishers.

The incoming prime minister was accompanied by his partner Jodie Haydon and their dog Toto as he walked the streets of Marrickville, in Sydney’s inner west, on Sunday.

Mr. Albanese found himself in the midst of a crowd of excited locals as he pulled up a chair outside a local cafe.

He sat with Toto lounging on his lap as he chatted with friends and enjoyed a hot cup of coffee on a chilly 16C morning.

Anthony Albanese has been packed with adoring fans after he went for a walk with his cavoodle Toto to celebrate his election victory.

Anthony Albanese has been packed with adoring fans after he went for a walk with his cavoodle Toto to celebrate his election victory.

The incoming prime minister was accompanied by his partner Jodie Haydon and their pet dog as he walked the streets of Marrickville, in Sydney's inner west, on Sunday.

The incoming prime minister was accompanied by his partner Jodie Haydon and their pet dog as he walked the streets of Marrickville, in Sydney’s inner west, on Sunday.

Albanese will become Australia's 31st prime minister and only the fourth person to lead Labor into government from opposition since World War Two following his victory on Saturday night.

Albanese will become Australia’s 31st prime minister and only the fourth person to lead Labor into government from opposition since World War Two following his victory on Saturday night.

Several residents held banners of Mr. Albanese as they fluttered around the cafe table.

Mr Albanese’s pet dog even showed his support by wearing a red bandana that read: ‘Albo 2022’

Albanese will become Australia’s 31st prime minister and only the fourth person to lead Labor into government from opposition since World War Two following his victory on Saturday night.

While their prime minister is almost certain, less clear is whether Labor will be able to govern in its own right or need the help of an enlarged cross-bank.

Speaking to nearly 1,000 party worshipers at Labor’s election night event in Sydney’s inner west, Albanese said he was honored by the victory.

“No matter how you voted… the government I lead will respect each one of you every day,” he told the crowd.

“We can have an even better future if we take advantage of the opportunities that are in front of us.”

He said he was looking to be sworn in on Monday along with some high-level members, before traveling to Tokyo to attend a Quad meeting on Tuesday alongside US President Joe Biden and the prime ministers of Japan and India.

“I say to my fellow Australians, thank you for this extraordinary honour,” said Mr Albanese.

While Albanese's prime ministerial position is almost certain, it is less clear whether Labor will be able to govern in its own right or need the help of an enlarged cross-bank.

While Albanese’s prime ministerial position is almost certain, it is less clear whether Labor will be able to govern in its own right or need the help of an enlarged cross-bank.

Anthony Albanese mingled with excited locals and friends outside a cafe in Marrickville

Anthony Albanese mingled with excited locals and friends outside a cafe in Marrickville

Mr. Albanese, his pet cavoodle Toto and his partner Jodie Haydon walking in Marrickville

Mr. Albanese, his pet cavoodle Toto and his partner Jodie Haydon walking in Marrickville

‘Tonight the Australian people have voted for change. I am humbled by this victory and honored to have the opportunity to serve as the 31st Prime Minister of Australia.’

“My Labor team will work every day to bring Australians together and I will lead a government worthy of the people of Australia.”

Mr Albanese, who was raised on the housing commission by a single mother, also paid tribute to the outgoing Prime Minister, saying: “Scott very kindly wished me well, and I think he did for that, and I wish him well.” .

And I appreciate the service you have rendered to our country as Prime Minister. I would also like to thank Jenny Morrison and her two daughters for her contribution and sacrifice.’

Outlining his priorities for the next three years, Mr Albanese said: ‘Together we can end climate wars.

Albanese and her partner Jodie Haydon couldn't stop smiling after Saturday's election victory.

Albanese and her partner Jodie Haydon couldn’t stop smiling after Saturday’s election victory.

Mr Albanese is photographed leaving his Marrickville home for a walk with his cavoodle Toto

Mr Albanese is photographed leaving his Marrickville home for a walk with his cavoodle Toto

Anthony Albanese sitting around a cafe table having coffee with friends and well-wishers

Anthony Albanese sitting around a cafe table having coffee with friends and well-wishers

‘Together we can seize the opportunity for Australia to be a renewable energy superpower.

‘Together we can work on common interests with companies and unions to boost productivity, raise wages and profits.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, leader of the Aotearoa Labor Party, said she was looking forward to working with her new Australian counterpart.

“Australia is our most important partner, our only official ally and our single economic market relationship, and I believe our countries will work even more closely together in these tumultuous times,” he said.

Australian Catholic Social Services President Francis Sullivan said Mr Albanese’s education through public housing will help him relate to people currently struggling.

“Today must be the beginning of a new beginning for the old and infirm, single mothers, the poor and isolated, the underpaid and overworked, the disabled and the dispossessed,” he said.

Mr. Albanese waves to reporters and locals as he takes his morning walk in Marrickville

Mr. Albanese waves to reporters and locals as he takes his morning walk in Marrickville

The incoming prime minister was all smiles during his morning walk on Sunday.

The incoming prime minister was all smiles during his morning walk on Sunday.

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